Cigarette silk

Object Number: 
2002.1.2696
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Cloth
Dimensions: 
4 3/4 x 3 in.
Description: 
A small natural beige silk cloth printed with the flag of China (before World War I and II and the communist takeover) above the lyrics to the national anthem and white flowers with green leaves. Printed "Nebo Cigarettes" at the bottom edge. One of a series of world flags and anthems. Given as collectible premiums by cigarette manufacturers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group